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UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

Moving Forward 2012: The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Forward 2012
contact email: 
movingforward2012@hotmail.co.uk

Call for Papers:

The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

Moving Forward 2012
9th Annual Postgraduate Conference of the College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen

Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film (contact ASAP if interested; proposals due Feb 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
douglas.cunningham2@gmail.com

This is a CFP for an edited collection of essays on the war film. I have a contract for this volume in hand, and I am seeking contributors.

Attention Scholars and Advocates of Military Veterans! 12/31 abstract deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
blueami@msu.edu

By sharing your research with other military scholars from around the country and for readers around the world, you are expanding the public conversation surrounding the reality of military experience

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-t

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures
contact email: 
d@unc.edu

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

African American Literature and Culture Society-San Francisco ALA-Due Jan 8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

African American Literature and Culture Society at the American Literature Association 23nd Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2012, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

Children and Childhood in the Humanities--Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mdharris@roanoke.edu

Call for Papers
2012 Virginia Humanities Conference

Theme: Children and Childhood in the Humanities

Location: Roanoke College, Virginia

Date: March 23–24, 2012

[UPDATE] CWWA Conference, Taiwan 2012 - bursary competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

"History of Media, History through Media" - MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE (Columns Section)
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


History of Media, History Through Media
Columns section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

The intersection of history and media has created a multiplicity of complex discourses. For this issue of MEDIASCAPE, Columns is seeking submissions that address the difficulty—and perhaps improbability—of adequately creating history through media or creating a history of media. Of particular interest is research that comments on the myth-making power of mediated history in film, television, and new media.

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

Seeking Personal Essays, Poems, and Art for an Anthology of Personal Essays on life in Gary, Indiana.

full name / name of organization: 
Seretha Williams
contact email: 
garyindianaproject@gmail.com

The editor is seeking submissions for an anthology of personal essays written by people who currently live in Gary, Indiana, have lived in Gary, visited family in Gary, lived around Gary and went the

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Faulkner and Digital Humanities Panel for Faulkner Conference, July 7-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Cornell
contact email: 
cornellgoldw@fordham.edu

Short paper abstracts are sought for a panel called “Faulkner and the Digital Humanities” to be proposed to the 39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, which will take place in Oxford,

AAAHRP 2013 Black History Conference, February 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Diaz/Association for African American Historical Research & Preservation
contact email: 
history3@comcast.net

As always, the Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation strives, with its conferences, to bring together a wide audience of university-based scholars, community historians

Conference on the Black Experience - UPDATE -

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or COBE@Paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu

“Celebrations of Black Women in American History and Culture”

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Orientalism/Orientalisms - Altre Modernità n.8 -11/2012; ABSTRACT DELIVERY: 10 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano - ITALY
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Orientalism/Orientalisms

Edited by Nicoletta Vallorani and Emanuele Monegato

In 1978, Edward Said publishes Orientalism. This essay marks a turning point in

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Edited collection on contemporary African American satire in all media (abstracts by Jan.1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
contact email: 
mausdc@potsdam.edu

[The editors are pleased to report that this project has already received favorable attention from a scholarly press and, in order to present as wide a net of subject coverage as possible, are especially interested at this point in receiving submissions on topics related to film, television, performance and visual arts, though submissions from all genres are still welcome up to the deadline]

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference The Violence of the Image, April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Contracted to: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies" 20 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brighamy Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2012 issue, Criterion (an undergraduate and master's level student journal) anticipates reserving space for up to four essays exploring issues that relate to transnational American studies.

[UPDATE] CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

[UPDATE] Percival Everett Panel at the Mardi Gras Conference--Abstracts due 12/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society/EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

“If Percival Everett isn’t already a household name, it’s because people are more interested in politics than truth.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Feb 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

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